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Nursing Careers


At BC Cancer, nurses play an essential role in the care, treatment and education of cancer patients throughout the province. Using a patient-centred approach, these dedicated professionals maintain the highest standards of care and treatment. The support and information provided by oncology nurses extends to families and the community, who look to BC Cancer as an international leader in cancer care, treatment and research.

Registered Nurses work collaboratively with other members of the health care team, supporting patients with the highest standards of care and the latest, evidence-based treatment options. In addition, nurses have the opportunity to participate in a variety of research projects and clinical trials.

Oncology nurses are highly valued and respected members of our cancer care teams. BC Cancer supports oncology nurses with nurse orientation, continuing education opportunities, ongoing professional development, and certification programs.

Areas of Nursing at BC Cancer

  • Systemic Therapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiation/Medical Daycare Unit
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Hospital Unit

How to apply

If you are interested in joining our team, please see our current BC Cancer nursing jobs to view positions that may be of interest to you.

Specialty Training Programs

Employed Student Nurse Program

Our Employed Student Nurse (ESN) program provides a nursing employment opportunity to work in a clinical setting from 250 to 400 hours of hands-on experience with pay. These hours will help you consolidate your theory and clinical skills, build on your nursing practice, and participate as a team member. In many cases, you can also apply your earned seniority toward your first RN job with us.

Employed Student Nurses are welcomed into the program through a provincial-level onboarding program, followed by orientation and buddy shifts, along with in-house training. 

Unit / Ward Preferences in locations include:

  • BC Cancer – Vancouver
  • BC Cancer – Surrey
  • BC Cancer – Victoria
  • BC Cancer – Abbotsford
  • BC Cancer – Kelowna
  • BC Cancer – Prince George (Centre for the North)
Learn more about our ESN Program
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